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Ellewoutsdijk (The Netherlands)
Borsele municipality, Zeeland province
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Adopted 19 August 1954
Ellewoutsdijk [former municipality]Description: three equally high stripes of red, white and black, with in de white stripe the municipal arms. Adopted 19 Aug 1954 by municipal resolution.
Note: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek (1962) has the CoA at the hoist, and in his desription the arms are crowned - which is contrary to his own (uncrowned) drawing.
Ellewoutsdijk CoA by Jarig Bakker, 22 Jul 2004
Granted 31 Jul 1817
Description: Black, a fess argent, charged with a red St. Andrew's cross, with on each side a cipher 11, equally red.
It is said that the ciphers are "4 of 10"; in olden days four out of ten votes were sufficient to make the settlement into a town.